From the Back Pages, March 12: Chelsea branded ‘disgraceful’ over red card for PSG’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic

From the back pages
From the back pages

Chelsea’s players were branded “disgraceful” and accused of attempting to engineer Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s red card in the Champions League last-16 second leg at Stamford Bridge. (The Telegraph)

EXCLUSIVE: David Luiz insists Chelsea offered him new contract before £50m PSG move. (The Express)

The police officer commanding the Hillsborough match admitted today that he should have delayed the kick-off when he was warned about problems getting football supporters into the stadium before 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death. (The Times)

Real Madrid crisis: Carlo Ancelotti and Gareth Bale are running out of friends at Real - Manchester United will be watching closely. (The Independent)

Radamel Falcao is heading for the exit door at Manchester United. Louis Van Gaal is targeting TWO strikers this summer as they plan a £150m summer spending spree at Old Trafford. (The Mirror)

The last two winners of the race were expected to fight out the finish in the Queen Mother Champion Chase but their ageing bodies proved to be no match for youth, both in the saddle and underneath. Dodging Bullets, who was bred to win a Derby by the Flat jockey Frankie Dettori, gave Sam Twiston-Davies the biggest win of a career that is still mostly in front of him. For Sprinter Sacre, however, the glory days are surely gone beyond recall. (The Guardian)

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao kick off hostilities with the Hollywood red carpet treatment ahead of Las Vegas mega-fight. (Daily Mail)